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October 09, 2017 | Blog Post| Handling AOB Claims in the wake of Hurricanes Irma & Harvey Podcast

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have damaged large areas of Florida, Texas, and Louisiana, as well as brought heavy rain and wind to Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. As insurers handle thousands of property damage claims in these areas, they will undoubtedly be presented with claims that have been assigned from insureds to damage-repair contractors. These are often referred to as assignments of benefits or “AOB” claims. This article explains briefly what an AOB claim is, how Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina address AOB claims, and the best practices for handling AOB claims.

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Timothy R. Engelbrecht

A Partner at Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP in Tampa, FL. Timothy practices in our Extra-Contractual, and First-Party Coverage departments.

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